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An otter loving school caretaker from North Devon was in Parliament today to pick up a national award for his work protecting the popular mammals. Dave Webb, 56, from West Buckland, was given the award by the International Fund for Animal Welfare. He was presented with his prize by naturalist and comedian Bill Oddie at the House of Lords today, October 17. North Devon MP Peter Heaton-Jones was at the ceremony to congratulate Dave. Dave has been actively working to protect otters for more 40 years and is the...

founder of the UK Wild Otter Trust. The trust works with the angling community and fishing industry to dispel myths about the otter being a pest to fish, and to stop cruelty and persecution of otters. CLICK HERE to read the full story on the Devon Live news website.

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